Welcome to The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club. We invite fellow book lovers to join us for exploration, adventure and conversation. The Northwest Passages Book Club hosts community book events featuring local authors and great storytellers from elsewhere as well.
Kate Lebo shares secrets with Sharma Shields from "The Book of Difficult Fruit"
Beginning with the Aronia berry and ending with zucchini, local author and poet Kate Lebo’s “The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly” is an alphabetical collection of memoirs and recipes taken from Lebo’s life.
Jennifer Longo "What I Carry" in conversation with Molly Allen
Jennifer Longo visited virtually with the Northwest Passages Book Club to talk about her book "What I Carry," a novel about a teenage girl aging out of foster care. Molly Allen, co-founder of Safety Net, an organization that helps former foster kids, poses the questions.
Great Circle conversation with author Maggie Shipstead
Conversation about Maggie Shipstead’s new bestseller ,“Great Circle,” follows aviator Marian Graves through Prohibition-era Montana, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New Zealand, wartime London and beyond as she charts her own course through life and love. Nearly a century later, actress Hadley Baxter is cast as Graves in a biopic chronicling the events leading up to and following her disappearance over Antarctica.
Blaine Harden in conversation with Larry Cebula about "Murder at the Mission"
From New York Times bestselling author of "Escape From Camp 14," a riveting and revealing account of one of the most persistent alternative facts in American history: the story of a missionary, a tribe, a massacre, and a myth that shaped the American West.
The Music of Bees conversation with author Eileen Garvin
Author Eileen Garvin talks about her book "The Music of Bees" with Spokane writer Kris Dinnison on the Northwest Passages Livestream Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
Susan Mulvihill chats about gardening & "The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook"
Master Gardener Susan Mulvihill talks about her book "The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook" with book club coordinator Kristi Burns on the Northwest Passages Book Club livestream.
Support local bookstores, and get your copy of "The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook" from Auntie's Bookstore!